Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $53,041 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Visio, Project Management, and RoboHelp. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$36,369 - $76,100
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,041
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$17.99 - $56.67
(Median)
$18
$35
$57
MEDIAN: $35.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,369 - $76,100  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,994 - $84,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.99 - $56.67  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,994 - $84,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Visio
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 15%

RoboHelp
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$58,000

Editing
up arrow 2%


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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